43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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43 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Rouen, France
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Saint-Raphael, France
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
9
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, examine the collection at Topographie des Terrors, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip tool .

Sydney, Australia to Berlin is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Brussels is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels ©
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bruges: Ghent (Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, & more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bruges travel planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ghent
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

4
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: American Cemetery & Memorial (in Colleville-sur-Mer), Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat) and Calvados Experience by Pere Magloire (in Pont-L'Eveque). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, don't miss a visit to Vieux, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rouen holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Bruges to Rouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rouen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Etretat, Fondation Claude Monet, Abbaye aux Dames, Calvados Experience by Pere Magloire
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Le Marais, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris day trip planner .

Getting from Rouen to Paris by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rouen in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Villeneuve-Loubet), Lérins Islands (in Cannes) and Old Town (in Antibes). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau, and make a trip to Place Massena.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Nice trip planner .

Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Nice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Antibes, Lérins Islands
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

4
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens), Le Lavandou (La plage, Plage de Jean Blanc, & more) and Plage du Pradeau (in Giens).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael road trip planning app .

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Saint-Raphael, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Plage de Guerrevieille, Site de Malpasset, Plage du Pradeau, Waterworld lake of gaudrade
Highlights from your plan
La plage ©
La plage
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Plage du Pradeau ©
Plage du Pradeau

5
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Seilpark Interlaken (in Interlaken), Zurich (Lake Zurich & Grossmunster) and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and hike along The Eiger Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lucerne trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint-Raphael to Lucerne. Traveling from Saint-Raphael in July, things will get a bit cooler in Lucerne: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken, Zurich, The Eiger Trail
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, nature, nightlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, make a trip to Restaurant und Biergarten am Chinesischen Turm, admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich day trip app .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Munich takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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